Lindsey Grandison - Sculpin Patterns Feature

By Doug Saball

Submitted By Lindsey Grandison

THREAD yellow or orange
HOOK 3XL or 2XL; size 10 to 1/0; weighted with 20 turns of lead wire
TAIL none
BODY creamish-yellow fur blend of seal fur and orlon wool
RIB gold oval tinsel
UNDERWING red fox squirrel tail one third longer than hook shank
WING two well barred wide soft cree neck hackles one and a half the length of the hook shank. Each feather is tied flat over underwing and body.
PECTORAL FINS two barred breast feathers from mallard hen or prairie chicken tied on either side of body at wing base, flaring right and left
GILLS red wool dubbing wrapped over base of wings and pectoral fins
COLLAR cream-yellow deer hair flared on lower part of hook shank; golden brown deer hair flared over top of shank; tips entend back to pectoral fins
HEAD cream-yellow deer hair on bottom and golden brown deer hair on top; spun and trimmed to a wide and flat shape

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